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6 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Family, sect members mourn South Korea ferry owner at funeral

Maritime police search for missing passengers in front of the South Korean ferry ''Sewol'' which sank at the sea off Jindo April 16, 2014.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Korea Herald

N. Korea accuses S. Korea of abusing sports exchanges

North Korea's main sports body reaffirmed its decision not to send a cheerleading squad to the upcoming Asian Games, putting the blame on South Korea.

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Korea Herald

Court releases 4 family members of late ferry owner for funeral

A district court on Friday temporarily released four family members of the late owner of the doomed ferry Sewol to attend his funeral this weekend, officials said.

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Reuters

Captain of doomed South Korea ferry says lack of checks was customary: Yonhap

The captain of a ferry that capsized in April in South Korea's worst maritime accident in decades told a court on Friday he was just following established practice in not making safety checks before the vessel set off, Yonhap news agency reported.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

Ferry Owner's Family Get Jail Break to Attend Funeral

A court has accepted applications from four family members for temporary release from police custody to attend the funeral of ferry owner Yoo Byung-eon.

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Channelnewsasia.com

US, S Korea drill ends, warmer North-South ties expected

Joint military exercises between the United States and South Korea have successfully come to an end with Pyongyang refraining from provocative actions during the period, raising expectations of improved relations on the peninsula.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

Asian Games Athletes' Village Unveiled

Organizers of the Asian Games in Incheon gave journalists a sneak peak at the athletes' village on Tuesday.

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Korea Herald

Star-studded lineup to open Asiad

The upcoming Incheon Asian Games' opening ceremony can hardly be described as a lavish showpiece extravaganza, as was the case in some recent mega sports events.

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Korea Herald

Star-studded lineup to open Asiad

The upcoming Incheon Asian Games' opening ceremony can hardly be described as a lavish showpiece extravaganza, as was the case in some recent mega sports events.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Marine News

Pskov Gas Carrier Construction Nears Completion

On August 25, 2014, the naming ceremony for the Pskov high-tech liquefied natural gas carrier was held at the South Korean shipyard STX Offshore & Shipbuilding.

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Korea Herald

Incheon island may host landfill for Seoul area

An island in Ongjin-gun county, Incheon, is being mentioned as a strong candidate for the next landfill to take waste from Seoul, Incheon and Gyeonggi Province.

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ABC News

Seoul: Trains, Fast Cell Service, Palaces and Food

South Korea's hyper-efficient capital doesn't immediately spring to mind when you think of exotic Asian destinations.

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Korea Herald

Asian Games athletes' village opens

Organizers of the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon opened their athletes' village for the first time on Tuesday, allowing a sneak peek into newly constructed facilities that will accommodate some 14,500 athletes and officials during the competition.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Bangkok Post

NCPO lukewarm to AoT's urban centre...

The multibillion-baht scheme proposed by Airports of Thailand Plc to turn parts of its airports into urban centres has met with a tepid response from the National Council for Peace and Order The junta regards the project, known as Airport City, as a real estate development venture that may distract AoT from its core mission of running airports.

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Korea Herald

[Editorial] Keeping competitive

Incheon International Airport won the 2014 Airport Service Quality Award from Airports Council International in May for the ninth consecutive year.

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ProSoundWeb

Renkus-Heinz System For New Korean Venue

In late fall of 2014, South Korea will host the XVII Asian Games in and around Incheon, located near to the country's capital, Seoul.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Ashes to beads: South Koreans honour the dead in new way

The concept of cremation has taken another turn in South Korea, as some people are now turning the ashes of their loved ones into beads.

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Chosun Ilbo

Budget Carriers Expand Overseas Flights by 30%

Budget carriers are expanding overseas, increasing the number of flights by 30 percent on-year.

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Korea Herald

Number of foreign offenders tops 140,000 amid lack of specialized police staff

The number of foreign criminals in South Korea has exceeded the 140,000 mark over the past six years amid a lack of specialized police officers, a lawmaker said Monday.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

N.Korea Reduces Delegation for Asian Games

North Korea has informed South Korea that it wants to send a 273-strong contingent to the Asian Games in Incheon next month.

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